Diagnostics

Imaging Studies in Hypothyroidism Evaluation Linked to Unnecessary Risks

Imaging Studies in Hypothyroidism Evaluation Linked to Unnecessary Risks

Thyroid ultrasonography, which may lead to the discovery of incidental nodules, anxiety, and high cost, is not required in evaluation for hypothyroidism.

Diabetes Following Pancreatic Disease Often Misclassified as T2D

Diabetes Following Pancreatic Disease Often Misclassified as T2D

Diabetes following pancreatic disease often requires higher use of insulin and worse glycemic control.

AAP Shares List of 5 Unnecessary Pediatric Tests and Procedures

AAP Shares List of 5 Unnecessary Pediatric Tests and Procedures

The American Academy of Pediatrics urges careful consideration between parents and clinicians prior to ordering these tests.

Reducing ED Visits, Hospital use With T2D Risk Assessment Tool

Reducing ED Visits, Hospital use With T2D Risk Assessment Tool

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Validation-tool identified "high risk" patients were more likely to report hypoglycemia episodes and subsequent emergence department use.

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel CGM System for Diabetes

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel CGM System for Diabetes

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New monitoring system involves the placement of a small sensor wire beneath the skin surface to continuously monitor glucose levels.

Predicting Emergency Department or Hospital Visits in T2D Adverse Events

Predicting Emergency Department or Hospital Visits in T2D Adverse Events

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Over 150 variables were identified as possible hypoglycemia risk factors.

A Polygenic Risk for Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Case Study

A Polygenic Risk for Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Case Study

Researchers urge physicians to consider polygenic causes for patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia.

Positive Islet Autoantibody Tests Up Parental Anxiety in T1D

Positive Islet Autoantibody Tests Up Parental Anxiety in T1D

Parents of children with an increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes had higher level of anxiety.

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